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Communication and interpersonal skills

Why is communication important for graduate students?

  • Communicate complex ideas to diverse audiences
  • Concisely summarize your ideas and research
  • Manage a successful relationship with your supervisor and thesis committee
  • Lead effective discussions in meetings and tutorial groups

What does SKILLSETS offer?

  • Strategies for success in graduate school and building a positive relationship with your supervisor 
  • Practical tips to improve your public speaking and presentation skills
  • Techniques to lead effective small or large group discussions
  • An improved ability to translate knowledge to a general audience
  • Writing tutorials
  • A wide range of communications events to improve your skills and broaden your network

Available workshops

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Skillsets: Unlock your potential

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